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The School of Nursing seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan that extends worldwide, to fulfill the School’s strategic plan, and to sustain the excellence of the School of Nursing.
The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN) is seeking a highly skilled administrator who is able to employ business, legal and project management techniques to manage processes and procedures to meet State Authorization requirements for our forthcoming digital education programs and compliance for both in-state and out-of-state clinical placements for graduate students and faculty. This administrator will work with the Office of General Counsel and site administrators to prepare and negotiate graduate student placement contracts and faculty practice contracts.
Develop and manage compliance with state boards of nursing requirements to support UMSN online/digital graduate nursing education programs being offered nationally.
Initiate and negotiate contracts and memorandums of understanding to support graduate student clinical placements both in-state and out-of-state health care settings.
Prepare and negotiate all faculty practice arrangements and contracts for the UMSN. Maintain reports on faculty practice effort and communicate relevant information to UMSN units.
Foster existing and develop new relationships with clinical partners nationally for students engaged in distance learning programs.
Collaborate with UMSN faculty to leverage national relationships to secure new clinical placements for students.
Manage faculty requirements for compliance and licensure for out-of-state clinical placements and participation in digital education programs within the UMSN.
In collaboration with the Director of Clinical Partnerships, identify, develop and schedule needed clinical placements and preceptors for students in our digital and face-to-face graduate students at the School of Nursing.
In collaboration with the Director of Clinical Partnerships, implement preceptor recognition programs.
Maintain necessary tracking, documentation and evaluations for out-of-state preceptors in collaboration with the Director of Clinical Partnerships to meet accreditation criteria for APRN preceptors.
Collaborate with the Director of Clinical Partnerships to assure ongoing evaluation of preceptors and clinical placement sites.
Initiate, monitor and report on the status of clinical site agreements for both faculty and students.
In collaboration with the Director of Clinical Partnerships, maintain reports on clinical placement status for out-of-state placements and maintain accurate and timely working documents as placements are secured.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed and are not an exhaustive list of all associated responsibilities.
This position reports to the Associate Dean for Practice and Professional Graduate Studies.
Education and Experience:
A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred.
This position requires collaboration with outside agencies to build strong working relationships and to manage out-of-state clinical placement opportunities for students. Therefore, a minimum of three (3) years in business administration, practice development, contract management, regulatory or compliance oversight, project management or outreach, experience is required, preferably in the healthcare or higher education.
Candidate must have excellent communication skills, with the ability to receive and convey information clearly and concisely for various mediums. Must have very strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
Demonstrated proficiency at the advanced level with Microsoft Office products (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook); experience using Canvas and ACE or a willingness to learn.
Demonstrated ability with databases and data systems; experience in handling and presenting data.
Demonstrated ability to collect, manage, analyze, and prepare data for presentation to a variety of audiences.
Desired but not required:
Knowledge and experience reviewing policies, regulations and laws guiding licensure, practice in addition, education for graduate nursing students beneficial.
Experience with digital education program and student field placements beneficial.
Licensure as a health care provider.
Strong relationship-building skills are essential.
Must be able to plan, implement and evaluate projects.
Must reliably coordinate multiple responsibilities and manage time effectively.
Must be able to work independently as well as effectively in teams.
Excellent judgment with a professional demeanor and presentation.
Demonstrated excellent problem solving and decision-making skills; analytical and critical thinking skills.
Experience in working across academic departments.
Working knowledge of the University organization, policies and procedures is preferred.
Ability to promote the School of Nursing’s Declaration of Values to Empower each other to interrupt or disrupt disrespect; Practice communication that is beneficial, kind and true; Inspire and be inspired by our members’ worth, significance and integrity; Cultivate respect for ourselves and others routinely, publicly and privately.
Shift/Hours/Days: 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; some occasional evenings and/or weekends may be required, and the potential for travel to clinical sites, as necessary may require accommodating schedules.
Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. We encourage all interested parties to apply.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 174950
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